Spirit of Popery Religion c. 1830-40's American anti-Catholic illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Religion, Christianity, Catholicism, Anti-Catholic, Illustrated Books).
The Spirit of Popery: An Exposure of Its Origin, Character, and Results, in Letters from a Father to his Children.
Published c. 1830-40, New York, by the American Tract Society.
378 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis protected by original tissue guard. Illustrated with 12 full page wood engraved plates with tissue guards.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt pictorial spine decorations, gilt title lettering, gilt floral cover decorations, embossed cover designs, all edges gilt.
Binding remains clean, rebacked with the original decorative spine laid down.
Text block remains overall clean, light scattered age spotting, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/8" H x 4 1/4" W.